The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

Citrix
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 39 34
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 24 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.32% 0.36% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 14.55% 0.79% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 5
Median daily rate £180 £325 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.61% +91.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £325 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.28 - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year -23.68% +12.29%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 165 127 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 50.30% 45.68% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 77 88
Median daily rate £338 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £204 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +17.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.64 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Cardiff

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Cardiff

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Cardiff over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Cardiff

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 22 (73.33%) ITIL
1 22 (73.33%) VMware
2 21 (70.00%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 14 (46.67%) Firewall
6 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
6 13 (43.33%) Cisco
6 13 (43.33%) CCNA
6 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (43.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
7 11 (36.67%) HP Data Protector
7 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (36.67%) HP
7 11 (36.67%) Internet
7 11 (36.67%) Tivoli
7 11 (36.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (30.00%) LAN
8 9 (30.00%) WAN
9 8 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (23.33%) CCAA
10 7 (23.33%) XenApp
11 6 (20.00%) NetScaler
11 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (20.00%) Degree
11 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (20.00%) Service Management
11 6 (20.00%) ISEB
11 6 (20.00%) CCA

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) Internet
3 9 (30.00%) LAN
3 9 (30.00%) WAN
4 6 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 6 (20.00%) POP3
4 6 (20.00%) SMTP
4 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Server Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Technical Support
3 8 (26.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Network Support
4 7 (23.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Server Support
5 6 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 4 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) AIX
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 5 (16.67%) ITSM
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CCNA
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (23.33%) CCAA
4 6 (20.00%) CCA
4 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (20.00%) ISEB
5 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCTS
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MOS
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) XenApp
4 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (16.67%) XenServer
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (36.67%) Tivoli
1 11 (36.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.33%) Sun